WEST PINE LACLEDE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION Minutes 10.10.17  (Draft, until approved at next meeting)  President Harold Karabell called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM and waived the normal order of business to accommodate our guest speakers. MEGAN McBRIDE presented Proposition P, “Citizens for a Safer St. Louis, “ which will appear on the November 7 ballot. Prop P asks voters to approve a half-cent sales tax for public safety. It is a step to address Read More…

WPLNA Minutes 09.12.17

WEST PINE LACLEDE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION Minutes 09.12.17 In the absence of President Harold Karabell, Treasurer Terry Werner called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM and waived the normal order of business to accommodate a guest speaker. MARC DANGERFIELD – Evntur proposal for The 2017 Central West End Harvest Festival Mr. Dangerfield is proposing an expansion of the successful Sarah and Laclede block party into the above event on October 21, 2017 (5:00 – 10:00 Read More…

WPLNA Minutes 08.08.17

WEST PINE LACLEDE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION Minutes 08.08.17 President Harold Karabell called the meeting to order at 7:00 and waived the normal order of business to accommodate a guest speaker. KYLE KASTRABA– SIERRA CLUB VOLUNTEER Mr. Kastraba is an intern and volunteer with Sierra Club. “The Club’s mission is to explore, enjoy and protect the planet. To practice and promote the responsible use of the earth’s ecosystems and resources; to educate and enlist humanity to protect Read More…

WPLNA Minutes 7.11.17

WEST PINE LACLEDE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION Minutes 07.11.17 MINUTES Minutes for June 13, 2017 were approved as written. TREASURER’S REPORT Reminder: WPLNA’s bank account has changed from Eagle to Enterprise Bank. Staff, location, and financial terms are unchanged. Savings account balance:          $1,055.55 Certificate of deposit value:                 $7,112.84 Checking account balance:       $2,010.19 Mr. Werner reminded attendees that annual WPLNA dues are past due and can be paid at the close of the meeting or via Read More…

Forest Park Avenue to reopen Sept 1

Kingshighway/Forest Park Parkway intersection set to open September 1 Sent on behalf of BJH. What began last December with the closing of a major roadway soon will be a distant memory as the project to construct a traditional four-way intersection at Forest Park Parkway and Kingshighway Boulevard nears completion. Opening day is scheduled for September 1, likely a mid-afternoon time determined by the City of St. Louis. “This project, a partnership among BJC HealthCare, Washington Read More…

Request for return of heirloom rocks

Three fossil rocks have disappeared from my front yard fountain at 4163 West Pine. The three fossil rocks were collected in the Ozarks by my grandfather Harry E. Wolf, inventor of the patented Wolf valve which was used for many years by Laclede Gas. My sisters and I split Grandpa’s rock collection and these three rocks are my share. I would very much like them back because they are of great sentimental value. I hope that whoever Read More…

WPLNA MINUTES 06.13.17

WEST PINE LACLEDE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION Minutes 06.13.17 MINUTES Minutes for May 9, 2017 were approved as written. TREASURER’S REPORT The Association’s bank account has changed from Eagle to Enterprise Bank. Staff, location, and financial terms remain the same. Savings account balance:          $1,055.25 Certificate of deposit value:      $7,090.98 Checking account balance:       $1,910.19 Mr. Werner reminded attendees that annual WPLNA dues are now due and can be paid at the close of the meeting Read More…

City Studio: New Ownership / Free Yoga Classes

Hello Neighbors, You may have heard that my husband, Noel Cookson, and I have purchased The City Studio at 8 N. Newstead. I have rented space there for years to teach yoga. When Sara and Jack Burke said they were ready to sell, we jumped at the chance. New classes are being added during this session. To give students a chance to try them out, they are free for a month. I hope you will Read More…